Fredrick Edmond scored 25 points and Justin Johnson added 19 points and 11 rebounds for the Hilltoppers (12-13, 4-8), who played their second-straight overtime contest.
The WKU women's tennis team picked up its second consecutive win of the season against Eastern Kentucky on Saturday in Richmond at the Greg Adams Tennis Center. With the 4-3 win, the Lady Toppers improve to 2-2 on the season while EKU drops to 3-3.
WKU's Hannah Parker registered a career-high eight strikeouts and rookie Byrce Holmgren recorded the game-winning hit in the seventh inning as the Lady Toppers shutout Butler, 2-0.
WKU opened its 2016 season with a split on the day after picking up an 8-4 victory over Appalachian State before falling to No. 4 Auburn, 19-1, in the nightcap.
The WKU women's tennis team will travel to take on Eastern Kentucky (2-2) in Richmond, Ky. on Saturday and Ball State (2-1) in Muncie, Ind. on Sunday. The Lady Toppers are currently 1-2 on the season.